Telemedicine in the Emergency Department and EMTALA Compliance

From Lexology:

In Short

The Situation: Telemedicine services are a viable option for many hospital emergency departments attempting to expand the reach of their services and provide wider access to care.

The Action: As more hospitals consider the telemedicine opportunity, implementing certain policies can ensure Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act compliance.

Looking Ahead: With appropriate planning and adherence to specific operating guidelines, hospitals can effectively use telemedicine to broaden access to emergency services while remaining compliant.

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